Our Online Consult service gives you access to round the clock medical guidance allowing you to check symptoms, receive medical advice and
contact the surgery 24-7 through our online portal.
You will gain access to a wealth of medical information including articles and videos.
By filling in a simple health enquiry form you will be able to read information on how to treat your symptoms and what to do next.
The form will then come through to the surgery where we will review the information provided and we aim to respond to you within two working days.
IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION UPDATES -
UPDATE COVID-19 Vaccine
- If you have received an invitation to book an appointment at the Etihad centre you can wait for your local invitation if it's more convenient for you
- The Etihad is an additional helpful option to help with demand for vaccines
- The NHS is rolling out additional services quickly, but it remains important that the public don’t try to book or go to these services before they receive their booking letter
- When you do book an appointment, please make sure you attend
- The vaccination might not be delivered by your local GP surgery but at another location
- When it is the right time for you, you will receive an invitation to come forward and told where to go and what to do
- This will be in the form of a phone call, text message or letter, either from your GP or the national NHS
- Please don’t contact your practice or other NHS service to get a Covid vaccination appointment – you will be contacted when the time is right. This will also leave phone lines free for other health concerns.
- Information on the vaccine is available on the NHS.UK website
NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme
Following extensive trials, the first safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the UK and is now available to priority groups.
Vaccinations are being delivered according to priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The next priority group will not be vaccinated until the previous group has been completed. The vaccinations may not take place at your GP practice, but instead at a local vaccination service (led by GPs, practice nurses and community pharmacists) who are responsible for delivering the vaccine to people in your community.
When it is the right time for you to receive your vaccination, you will receive an invitation to come forward. This may be via the phone, text, or through a letter either from your GP or the national booking system.
We know lots of people will be eager to get protected but we are asking people not to contact us to get an appointment as you will not be able to get one until you are contacted.
WE ARE TAKING ON NEW PATIENTS
Dr Earnshaw and Partners - We are located on the first floor of the Lever Chambers Centre for Health, in Bolton. All the doctors and nurses take pride in offering the highest standard of patient-centered healthcare. We run many clinics for chronic disease care and offer a wide variety of other medical services such as antenatal, postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and well-person check-ups.
We are a long established practice within Bolton with a history going back to the days before the inception of the NHS. All our doctors are long-term partners in the practice allowing us to build up good relationships with our patients. We are a training facility and currently take medical students from Manchester University
Our mission is to provide our patients with high quality, accessible care in a safe, responsive and courteous manner.
In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like.
NEW 7 DAY ACCESS FOR BOLTON
As a patient at our practice, if you would like to see a GP or Practice Nurse for a routine appointment in an evening or at the weekend, we are able to offer you weekday evening and weekend appointments at one of the Bolton GP Extended Access Hubs in Bolton.
Bolton’s GP practices have joined together, through their Federation, to offer appointments in the evenings and at weekends. These appointments are with Bolton GPs and Bolton Practice Nurses and are available at a via the Extended Primary Care Service provided by Bolton GP Federation on behalf of practices across Bolton.
From April 2019 the Federation is expanding their Workforce and you can make an appointment to see a Doctor, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurse, Health Care Assistant and now a Mental Health Practitioner and MSK practitioner (please note the MSK will NOT be able to offer joint injections) in one of the Hubs in the same way as you book appointments with us, through your own practice Reception.
Appointments are available across Bolton hosted at the following sites:
A & E Royal Bolton Hospital (Go through main entrance not A&E Depart)
Waters Meeting Health Centre
Winifred Kettle Health Centre (based in Westhoughton)
Monday to Friday 18:30 until 21:30
Saturday. 09.30 until 13:00
Sunday 09.30 until 13:00
If you wish to cancel your appointment please contact your GP practice, if your practice is closed please telephone 0161 763 8941 to cancel.
(Site updated 14/01/2021)